Dr. Tatiana Miranda

Master Biology
Researcher and SEM Lab manager

Room S217 
Hölderlinstr. 12
72074 Tübingen

 +49 7071 29-73186
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Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2017

Researcher and SEM Lab manager at Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment (HEP).
08/2014 – 08/2017

Postdoc Project developed in partnership with Department of Arts and Design of the university PUC-Rio, Brazil.


PhD Student at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany

01/2007 – 02/2009 

Tutor in the course "Introduction to Pollen Analysis” and field work for the BMBF Project 3D Bio-filter at Geociences University Tübingen


Master´s Student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil

01/2001 – 02/2003

Field biologist for t project “Inventory of epiphytical orchids and their pollinators in Plateau of Araucarias in southern Brazil” at PUCRS, Brazil


Graduate studies in biology at PUCRS, Brazil


  • Laboratory manager
  • Field and teaching activities
  • In charge of the Phenom Desktop Electron Microscope



Roth-Nebelsick, A., Miranda, T., Ebner, M. et al. From tree to architecture: how functional morphology of arborescence connects plant biology, evolution and physics. Palaeobio Palaeoenv (2021).​​​​​​​

Miranda, T., Roth-Nebelsick, A., Junginger, A., Ebner, M. Habitat conditions, spatial distribution and trichome morphology of different species of Tillandsia growing on trees on the Ilha Grande Island, Brazil. Flora 272, November 2020, 151692.

Heidgen, S., Marinova, E., Krauß, R., Nelle, O., Ebner, M., Märkle, T., Miranda, T., Bofinger, J., Klingler, S., Junginger, A. (2020). Palaeoenvironment and potential resources for early Holocene subsistence in the Ammer River Valley (Germany) based on palaeoecological and bioarchaeological evidence. Quaternary International, 2020.

Fuentes, R., Ono, R., Carlos, J., Kerfant, C., Sriwigati, Miranda, T., Azis, N., Sofian, H.O., Pawlik, A. (2020). Stuck within notches: Direct evidence of plant processing during the last glacial maximum to Holocene in North Sulawesi. Journal of Archeological Science: reports 30 (2020) 102207.

Ebner, M., Poli, F., Keil, R., Radtke, R. & Miranda, T. (2020). Die Epiphyten in den Baumkronen des brasilianischen Küstenregenwaldes als Modelle zur Gewinnung und Einsparung von Wasser. In: Werneburg I., Betz O. Phylogenie, Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Schriften zum 60. Phylogenetischen Symposium in Tübingen. Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 332 Seiten. ISBN: 978-3-947020-10-2


* Fuentes, R., Ono, R., Nakajima, N., Nishizawa, H., Siswanto, J., Aziz, N., Sriwigati, Sofian, H.O., Miranda, T., Pawlik, A. 2019. Technological and behavioural complexity in expedient industries: The importance of use-wear analysis for understanding flake assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science, ISSN: 0305-4403, Vol: 112, Page: 105031.

Crazzolara, C., Ebner, M., Platis, A.,Miranda, T., Bange, J., Junginger, A. 2019. A new multicopter-based unmanned aerial system for pollen and spores collection in the atmospheric boundary layer. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.


Miranda T., Ebner M., Traiser C. Roth-Nebelsick A. Diurnal pattern of stomatal conductance in the large-leaved temperate liana Aristolochia macrophylla depends on spatial position within the leaf lamina. Annals of Botany 05/2013; 111(5):905-15.

Tötzke C., Miranda T., Konrad W., Gout J., Kardjilov N., Dawson M., Manke I., Roth-Nebelsick, A. Visualization of embolism formation in the xylem of liana stems using neutron radiography. Annals of Botany 02/2013, 111(4).

Ebner M., Roth-Nebelsick A., Miranda T., Lopes J., Belmonte S., Coreixas Kuroki I., Kuroki I. Bromelias Bromeliads. In 3D Technologies: Unveiling the past, shaping the future, 1. edited by Lopes J., Brancaglion Jr A., Azevedo S., Werner Jr H., 12/2013; chapter Bromelias Bromeliads: pages 132-139, Lexicon.

Miranda T. Water Relations of Lianas. Dissertation der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, 99p.


Voigt D., Roth-Nebelsick A., Miranda T., Ebner M., Gorb S. Visualization of small water droplets on surfaces with different degree of wettability by using Cryo-Scanning Electron Microscopy. Journal of Advanced Microscopy Research 03/2012; 7(1-7):1-4.

Roth-Nebelsick A., Ebner M., Miranda T., Gottschalk V., Voigt D., Gorb S., Stegmaier T., Sarsour J., Linke M., Konrad W. Leaf surface structures enable the endemic Namib desert grass Stipagrostis sabulicola to irrigate itself with fog water. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 02/2012; 9(73):1965-74.


Ebner M., Miranda T., Roth-Nebelsick A. 2011 Efficient fog harvesting by Stipagrostis sabulicola (Namib dune bushman grass). Journal of Arid Environments 01/2011; 75(6):524-531. DOI:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2011.01.004


Ebner M., Miranda T., Roth-Nebelsick A. 2010 Fog harvest by Stipagrostis sabulicola as a survival strategy to overcome water stress on sand dunes of the hyper arid Namib Desert. Gobabeb Newsletter of the Research Station Namib 2010 5(2): 16.


Miranda T., Ebner M., Solé M., Kwet A. Spatial, seasonal and intra polulational variation in the diet of Pseudis cardosoi (Anura-Hylidae) from the araucaria Plateau of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. South American Journal of Herpetology 06/2006; 1(2):121-130.

Solé M. & Miranda T. 2006 T. Sub- Aquatic feeding in the Hylidae frog Pseudis cardosoi (Anura, Hylidae) from Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Bol. De la Asoc. Herp. Esp. 2006, 17: 101-102


Miranda T., Ebner M., Solé M., Kwet A. Estimativa populacional de Pseudis cardosoi (Anura: Hylidae), com emprego de método fotográfico para reconhecimento individual. Biociências 6/2005; 13:49-54


Kwet A., Miranda T., Zillikens A. Hyla albomarginata Geographic distribution. Herpetological Review 01/2004; 35:78.


Kwet A. & Miranda T. 2002 Hyla parasina First Record. Herpetological Review 01/2002; 4(32):271.

Kwet A., Solé M., Miranda T., Melchiors J., Naya D.E., Maneyro R. First record of Hyla albopunctata Spix, 1824 (Anura: Hylidae) in Uruguay, with comments on the advertiment call. Cuadernos de Bioetica: Revista oficial de la Asociacion Espanola de Bioetica y Etica Medica 01/2002; Bol. Asoc. Herp. Esp. 13:1-2.


Kwet A. & Miranda T. 2001 Zur Biologie und Taxonomie der Schwarz-Kröte Melanophryniscus atroluteus (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920). Herpetofauna 10/2001, 134:19-27.

Book Chapters

Ebner, M., Poli, F., Keil, R., Radtke, R. &  Miranda, T. In press. Die Epiphyten in den Baumkronen des brasilianischen Küstenregenwaldes als Modelle zur Gewinnung und Einsparung von Wasser. In: Phylogenie, Funktionsmorphologie und Bionik. Schriften zum 60. Phylogenetischen Symposium in Tübingen. Werneburg I., Betz O. (2020). Scidinge Hall Verlag Tübingen, 332 Pages. ISBN: 978-3-947020-10-2

Ebner M., Roth-Nebelsick A., Miranda, T., Lopes J., Belmonte S., Coreixas Kuroki I., Kuroki I. 2013. Bromelias Bromeliads. In: 3D Technologies: Unveiling the past, shaping the future, 1. edited by Jorge Lopes, Antonio Brancaglion Jr, Serg io AlexAzevedo, Heran Werner Jr., chapter Bromelias Bromeliads: pages 132-139; Lexicon., ISBN: 978-85-8300-003-7

Contribution to conferences

Crazzolara, C., Platis, A., Bange, J., Junginger, A., Ebner, M., Miranda, T. (2017) EMS2017-549 First results on the concentration of biogenic airborne particles in the ABL collected with a new developed particle sampling unit carried by a multirotor UAV. multirotor UAV. EMS Annual Meeting at Dublin, Ireland  Abstracts. 14, EMS2017-549.

Miranda, T. , Junginger A., Harter-Marques, B., Cardoso, N., Engels, W., Radtke, R., Ebner, M. Flowering pattern of epiphytic orchids in rainflorests of the Planalto das Araucárias in Southern Brazil. 9° Deutsch-Brasilianisches Symposium - 15-17/09/ 2019 - University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart - Book of Abstracts.

Thielen, S. M., Ebner, M.Miranda, T.,Nebelsick, J. H., Roth-Nebelsick, A. (2019). Moss-water interactions: Effects of dehydration and hydration on moss surface structures. Poster presentation at the joint Conference of the International Association of Bryologists, the International Molecular Moss Science Society and the Sociedad Española de Briología,9-12/07/2019 Madrid, Spain.  

Thielen, S. M., Ebner, M.Miranda, T., Nebelsick, J. H., Roth-Nebelsick, A. (2019). From dry to wet: How moss surface structures interact with water. Oral presentation at the Society for Experimental Biology's Annual Meeting, 2-5/07/2019 Sevilla, Spain.

Ebner, M.,Miranda, T., Konrad, W., Roth-Nebelsick, A. The Namib desert dune grass Stipagrostis sabulicola as a model for the development of effective fog collectors. International symposium of nature inspired technology. Conference: Proceedings of the isnit 01/2012at Kangwon- South Korea Volume: 1.